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Saudi envoy woos Oman investors

By JULIUS PHIRI –ZAMBIAN Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Duncan Mulima has invited the Oman business houses to explore the vast business opportunities available in various sectors of the Zambian economy.According to a statement issued by the Embassy of the Republic of Zambia in Riyadh, Mr Mulima said this was for the mutual […]

Govt demands quick investigation into alleged biased Chipolopolo team selection …as Sakala’s story unsettles FAWUZ

By RONALD CHAWE – GOVERNMENT has called for a quick investigation into the allegations made by striker Fashion Sakala concerning team selection by Chipolopolo coach Avarm Grant.This follows a leaked audio conversation with Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) communications manager Sydney Mungala in which the Saudi Arabia based forward claimed his only sin against Grant […]

‘Grant Avram trust’

By RONALD CHAWE – GOVERNMENT has asked football fans to trust Zambia coach Avram Grant over his team selection for the forthcoming 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Morocco and Tanzania.Sports Permanent Secretary Kangwa Chileshe in an interview yesterday said fans should appreciate the role the coach and his technical bench would play in the […]

We’re ready for your investment, HH woos Saudis

By JOSEPH BANDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has said that Zambia is ready for Saudi Arabian investment in mining and agriculture especially in water harvesting and irrigation through joint ventures.The President said that Zambia knew that Saudi Arabia had a big economy and wanted to do big things and Zambia was ready.He said yesterday when […]

‘Well done!’

By SANDRA MWILA – ZAMBIA coach Avram Grant says the result in the international friendly against Cameroon matters less as what impressed him was the attitude of the players ahead of the delayed Ivory Coast 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) that kicks off this Saturday.Grant said in a post-match interview with FAZ media following […]

Chipolopolo face Cameroon test

By SANDRA MWILA – AS the much-anticipated Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) draws near, Zambia is set to measure its preparedness in an international friendly against Cameroon today in Saudi Arabia with captain Lubambo Musonda saying it’s a perfect match.The encounter comes as a crucial test for the Zambian squad and will offer coach Avram […]

‘We won’t be intimidated!’

By Sandra Mwila – CHIPOLOPOLO striker Kennedy Musonda says the team will not be intimidated by ‘big names’ at the delayed Ivory Coast 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) that kicks off next weekend.Musonda said in an interview with FAZ media before departure for Saudi Arabia for a 10-day intensive training camp that he had […]

Chipolopolo off in batches

By SANDRA MWILACOACH Avram Grant yesterday took the players through a gruelling session before their departure to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for a pre-Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) training camp.Ivory Coast will host the delayed 2023 AFCON finals kicking off on January 13.The team was expected to fly out last night in batches for Saudi Arabia […]

Chipolopolo to face Lions

By SANDRA MWILA – AS kick-off to the delayed 2023 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals fast approaches, the Chipolopolo will tune up with five-time African champions Cameroon in Saudi Arabia on January 9 with another match against a yet-to-be-named opponent secured for the Avram Grant side.Kamanga says the country has every reason […]

HH jets into Saudi Arabia

By JOSEPH BANDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has arrived in Saudi Arabia to attend the first-ever Saudi-Africa Summit at the invitation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.The inaugural summit has been convened under the theme: “A promising partnership” and will seek to strengthen further the relations between Africa and Saudi Arabia.Foreign Affairs and International […]

Expedite Zambia, Saudi Arabia agreements – Envoy

By FELIX NKINKE – ZANBIA and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia must put emphasis to activate the General Agreement and the Joint Committee recommendations of 2010 and implement what emanated from the meetings, says a visiting Saudi official.And Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Chembo Mbula said Zambia was happy with the progress being made towards the […]

Hervé Renard Takes Over As Saudi Arabia Coach

[RFI] Less than two weeks after quitting as head coach of Morocco's national team, Hervé Renard has been appointed boss of the Saudi Arabia squad. "Happy to start a new adventure in Saudi Arabia on a new continent," the 50-year-old Frenchman said on so...

President Lungu in Saudi Arabia

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Chagwa Lungu arrived safely in Saudi Arabia last night. He was welcomed by Mishaal bin Abdullah the Governor of the Mecca Province at King Abdullaziz International Airport, Jeddah Royal Terminal in Saudi Arabia on Monda...

First Lady Esther Seeks Major Saudi Partnerships

[Zambia Reports] FIRST Lady Esther Lungu is looking forward to long-term bilateral relations with Saudi Arabia to enable Zambians benefit in various sectors of development.

First Lady Esther in Saudi Arabia

[Zambia Reports] First Lady Esther Lungu is in Saudi Arabia on invitation from that country's government.

Africa Is in Vanguard of Ending Death Penalty

[The Conversation Africa] The death penalty is declining worldwide despite a surge in executions during the first few months of 2015 in countries such as Saudi Arabia and

Zambia, Saudi Arabia Ink Oil Deal

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA and Saudi Arabia have signed a one-year Government to Government renewable oil procurement and supply deal effective this year.

Zambia, Saudi Arabia Ink Oil Deal

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA and Saudi Arabia have signed a one-year Government to Government renewable oil procurement and supply deal effective this year.

Govt, Saudi Arabia to Ink Fuel Deal

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA and Saudi Arabia will soon sign a contract for the procurement of cheap petroleum products with the ultimate view of further lowering the cost of the commodities locally.

Saudi Arabia Agrees to ‘Oil’ Zambia

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA and Saudi Arabia have agreed terms on a possible government-to-government deal that will enable the oil-rich Middle East country to supply the mineral-rich State with petroleum in bulk on a long-term basis.